Police reform advocate Adam Gross to lead new civilian oversight board

The Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability is designed to give local residents power over police accountability and reform.

CPD
Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
CPD
Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Police reform advocate Adam Gross to lead new civilian oversight board

The Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability is designed to give local residents power over police accountability and reform.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tapped attorney and longtime police reform advocate Adam Gross to lead the city’s new Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s Patrick Smith to learn more about the new oversight board.

GUEST: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter